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50 Top Colleges Creating VC-Backed Entrepreneurs

It’s the beginning of January and high school seniors everywhere are likely preparing their final college applications. While it may still be too …

What Every Entrepreneur Should Know Before Taking Any Outside Investment

If you are going to build a company with outside capital, one of the most critical decisions you will make is who will be your investor.<p>Whether you want to build a lean startup by bootstrapping or a fat startup with millions of dollars from VCs or institutional funding, you need some level of …

Before You Quit Your Job to Become an Entrepreneur, Read This | Inc.com

You could be sitting on the fence with an idea or a desire to start your own business. Inspiration comes through many different sources and not all reasons are valid enough to pursue a business.<p>For instance, getting fed up of being answerable to someone all the time isn't the right reason to start …

Entrepreneurship

7 marketing mistakes that can put your startup at risk

There is most definitely a learning curve when starting a new venture, and if you aren't making mistakes, you're not taking enough risks. I've seen …

What Makes A Killer Business Pitch For Branson And Other Top Investors

Business angels and venture capitalists and business angels play a vital role in new business creation, providing capital and access to a powerful resource network and enabling thousands of entrepreneurs to realise their dreams of creating and growing new ventures.<p>But they don’t make investment …